Human Rights Literature Award shortlist released

The shortlist for this year’s Human Rights Literature Award has been announced.

The shortlist is:

  • Am I Black Enough For You? (Anita Heiss, Bantam)
  • The Boy Who Wouldn’t Die (David Nyuol Vincent & Carol Nader, A&U)
  • Don’t Go Back to Where You Came From (Tim Soutphommasane, NewSouth)
  • The People Smuggler (Robin de Crespigny, Viking).

The Human Rights Literature Award is presented annually by the Australian Human Rights Commission and this year the award winner will be announced on 10 December.

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Clayton Wehner

Clayton is the founder and managing director of Boomerang Books. In a past life, Clayton worked for 12 years as an intelligence officer in the Australian Army and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College Duntroon and holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a Master of Management Studies (Human Resource Management) from the UNSW. He is also a trained Indonesian linguist and served with the United Nations in East Timor as an interpreter/translator.